Case of local Giant Eagle customer in...

Case of local Giant Eagle customer injured in scooter accident heads to Ohio Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court announced Wednesday that it will hear grocery store chain Giant Eagle's appeal in a case where a Cuyahoga County jury awarded $1.3 million to a customer struck by a motorized scooter. The court accepted the Pittsburgh-based grocer's challenge to a lower court's ruling finding the company was negligent in its response to more than 100 scooter-related accidents at its stores in the years before Barbara Rieger was injured at the company's Brook Park store in 2012.

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